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# Although the phenomenon of withdrawal has always been the

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100. Although the phenomenon of withdrawal has always been the crucial physiological Leng for distinguishing addictive from nonaddictive drugs, it has become increasingly evident that not all regular heroin users experience withdrawal symptoms.

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09 Aug 2007, 09:51
It's A.

"distinguishing X from Y".

Also see the usage of pronoun "it"

Although the phenomenon of withdrawal has always been the crucial physiological Leng for distinguishing addictive from nonaddictive drugs, it has become increasingly evident that not all regular heroin users experience withdrawal symptoms.

"it" does not have clear antecedent. however the usage is correct.

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Re: SC1000 #100 Although the phenomenon of.... [#permalink]

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09 Jan 2008, 13:47
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Re: SC1000 #100 Although the phenomenon of.... [#permalink]

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14 Mar 2008, 12:32
rafiaiqbal wrote:
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when can we say: to distinguish b/w smt and smt?

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22 May 2008, 07:59
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rafiaiqbal wrote:
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when can we say: to distinguish b/w smt and smt?

I have the same question. Can anyone elaborate on this?

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Re: SC1000 #100 Although the phenomenon of.... [#permalink]

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22 May 2008, 11:44
anirudhoswal wrote:
marcodonzelli wrote:
rafiaiqbal wrote:
A....

when can we say: to distinguish b/w smt and smt?

I have the same question. Can anyone elaborate on this?

i believe that the two :

distinguish between X and Y

AND

distinguish X from Y

are the same.

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22 May 2008, 12:05
Idiom Usage: distinguish a from b -

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02 Jun 2008, 14:55
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sanjay_gmat wrote:
anirudhoswal wrote:
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when can we say: to distinguish b/w smt and smt?

I have the same question. Can anyone elaborate on this?[/quote]

i believe that the two :

distinguish between X and Y

AND

distinguish X from Y

are the same.[/quote]

"distinguish X from Y" generally used for comparing same types/things ( drugs to drugs, paints to paints, )
Distinguish old paints from new paints

Distinguish between X and Y ( X and Y are from different types)

Distinguish between Cat and Dog (Distinguish Cat from Dog == sounds akward isn't it?)
Distinghish between solids and liquids.

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